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Who should not use Sebex?

People who are allergic to salicylic acid or sulfur should not use Sebex. Children under two years of age should not use Sebex, because its effectiveness with that age group has not been proven. Pregnant or breastfeeding women should discuss the risks and benefits of using Sebex with their doctor. People with certain medical conditions including liver or kidney disorders; skin conditions, such as eczema; diabetes; and abnormal blood circulation, should discuss Sebex with their doctor. Anyone allergic to nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) or aspirin should use Sebex with caution. Sebex contains salicylic acid which has been associated with Reye's syndrome, a potentially deadly condition for teenagers and children. Young people with chicken pox, the flu or other viral infections should not use Sebex without approval from their doctor.

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